Reviews

Lina.J Bag from Lina Jake – My New Favorite Bag

Lina.J Bag from Lina Jake – My New Favorite Bag

| September 15, 2014 | 9 Replies

Disclosure: I received the Lina.J Bag from Lina Jake for review purposes.  All thoughts and opinions are my own. The Lina.J Bag from Lina Jake is the perfect all-around bag.  My youngest is nearly 4, so I don’t necessarily use it as a “baby” bag, but I can see how it would be the perfect […]

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Keep your home safe with the Master Lock Portable Lock Box

Keep your home safe with the Master Lock Portable Lock Box

| September 14, 2014 | 1 Reply

 Disclosure:  I received this item for review purposes.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.     The Master Lock Portable Push Button Lock Box is a great item to have to keep your home safe and secure from possible intruders when you are away. We’ll be leaving on a two week vacation at the end […]

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The Many Flavors of PEEPS

The Many Flavors of PEEPS

| September 13, 2014 | 2 Replies

 Disclosure:  I received these items for review purposes.  All thoughts and opinions are my own. You all know what PEEPS are right?  It’s the sweet marshmallow treat usually shaped as a cute little chick.  Until recently I didn’t realize PEEPS came in so many flavors!  PEEPS also make me thing of Easter, it’s one of the treats […]

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Food

PB & J Banana Ice Cream

PB & J Banana Ice Cream

| September 11, 2014 | Reply

    Did you know you can make a treat similar to ice cream using blended frozen bananas?  Frozen bananas, when blended, turn into a creamy, ice cream like consistency.  It’s really yummy, and much better for you compared to regular ice cream. This recipe calls for just a few ingredients.  It’s really easy to […]

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Easy No-Bake Energy Bites

Easy No-Bake Energy Bites

| July 26, 2014 | 20 Replies

  I like to make these Easy No Bake Energy Bites because they’re yummy, healthy and oh so easy! They also satisfy my sweet tooth when I want something sweet without the guilt. I can never stop at just one. I sometimes use Almond Butter instead of Peanut Butter. You could also add some Dark Chocolate […]

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Fudgy Black Bean Brownies

Fudgy Black Bean Brownies

| July 18, 2014 | 27 Replies

  For my husband’s birthday, he requested a “healthy” cake.  I searched and searched for something healthy, yet tasty.  Something we’d all enjoy.  While looking for a recipe for a healthy chocolate cake I came across one for Black Bean Brownies.  I changed the recipe up a bit since I didn’t have the exact ingredients […]

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Family Life, Travel & Parties

5 FREE Things to do in Las Vegas

5 FREE Things to do in Las Vegas

| September 12, 2014 | Reply

Although my husband and I found Las Vegas to be surprisingly expensive, there are still a few things you can do for FREE.  When on vacation, you’re already spending so much money, it’s nice to fine entertaining things to do that doesn’t cost anything at all!  Below you’ll find 5 FREE things my husband and […]

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Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace – Best Breakfast Buffet in Las Vegas

Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace – Best Breakfast Buffet in Las Vegas

| September 5, 2014 | 1 Reply

  I love breakfast buffets, but here in Hawaii I rarely get to enjoy them.  There’s a really good Brunch Buffet at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, but it’s over $60 per person.  I think that’s a bit ridiculous, but I had planned to splurge on my birthday back in December.  Unfortunately, when I called […]

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Top 5 Shows to see in Las Vegas

Top 5 Shows to see in Las Vegas

| August 18, 2014 | 2 Replies

  On our recent trip to Las Vegas, my husband and I were lucky enough to see 5 awesome shows!  We were given tickets to Tournament of Kings, but all other shows were purchased on our own.  Though shows can be expensive, in my opinion, they are well worth it.   Le Reve Let your […]

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DIY & Cool Crafts

DIY: Easy Bead & Button Bracelets

DIY: Easy Bead & Button Bracelets

| September 4, 2014 | Reply

    I’m always looking for ways to keep my 3 year old busy and entertained.  She really enjoys doing different projects, and I like coming up with things that are sure to keep her busy for a good amount of time.  I had some beads in various sizes as well as a few buttons. […]

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Disney Frozen: Make Your Own Princess Capes & Sister Bracelets

Disney Frozen: Make Your Own Princess Capes & Sister Bracelets

| March 18, 2014 | 20 Replies

    In honor of the release of Disney’s Frozen on Bluray Combo Pack, check out these fun activities inspired by the film.  Fans of the movie will enjoy making their very own Anna or Elsa cape, and sister bracelets.

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DIY Flower Headband Tutorial

DIY Flower Headband Tutorial

| January 8, 2014 | 69 Replies

I’ve seen lots of these adorable flower headbands around, and have even purchased a few.  I always wondered how hard they were to make.  I’m not the craftiest person, but I thought I’d try making some on my own.  I found all of the material to make these headbands at Sunshine Shoppe Supply where you can find […]

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Giveaways

Making A Difference – 2014 National Backpack Program #ODFcares + Sackpack Giveaway

Making A Difference – 2014 National Backpack Program #ODFcares + Sackpack Giveaway

| September 18, 2014 | 1 Reply

 Disclosure: I received product in exchange for this post.  Livin’ The MOMMY Life is not responsible for prize shipment.   The Office Depot Foundation Serves 3.3 Million Children through the National Backpack Program – Now in it’s 14th Year!   As part of the National Backpack Program, the Office Depot Foundation is donating 350,000 school sackpacks in […]

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Giveaway: NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® Piccolo

Giveaway: NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® Piccolo

| September 17, 2014 | 6 Replies

  Hosted By Giveaway Booster Sponsored by NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto®  NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® want to help us celebrate National Coffee Day with an awesome giveaway of a NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® Piccolo Coffee Maker & Coffee Capsules!!   The NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® is an award winning single-cup coffee machine delivering up to 15 bar pressure to make the perfect […]

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Roman Meal Whole Grain Bread Review, Recipe, & Giveaway

Roman Meal Whole Grain Bread Review, Recipe, & Giveaway

| September 6, 2014 | 10 Replies

Disclosure:  “I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Roman Meal. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.     The first thing I noticed when I opened my box containing a loaf of Roman Meal Bread was how soft […]

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Deals, Steals, Tips & More

FREE Huggies Diapers at Kmart

FREE Huggies Diapers at Kmart

| September 15, 2014 | Reply

  You can’t go wrong with FREE diapers!  As a mom, I know how much diapers we go through when we have little ones!  It’s the perfect time to stock up on some Christmas Gifts and get some FREE diapers as a bonus.  Kids love Fisher-Price toys! For even more savings, be sure to sign […]

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FREE Personalized Greeting Card from Treat by Shutterfly

FREE Personalized Greeting Card from Treat by Shutterfly

| September 5, 2014 | 1 Reply

  New members get your FREE Greeting Card HERE.  There are so many to choose from and they’re all awesome!  I love that they can be personalized with names and photos.  It really makes these cards so special and unique! When: Now through 11:59 pm PT September 10, 2014 Promo Code: TREATNEW

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#LeapTV Pre-Sale Period is almost here!

#LeapTV Pre-Sale Period is almost here!

| August 28, 2014 | Reply

This post is part of a sponsored campaign with LeapFrog and Mom Select.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   LeapFrog makes such great toys for kids. With two daughters, I must say we own lots of LeapFrog products, and I also love buying them as gifts as I know how much kids enjoy […]

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Recent Posts

National #PlayDohDay

National #PlayDohDay

| September 16, 2014 | Reply

National Play-Doh Day is a yearly celebration of creatable, colorful, makable fun celebrated on September 16th.  This special day was created by Hasbro to honor the childhood staple that continues to captivate the imaginations of millions of children, and artists of all ages.  Commemorate this day by opening up a can of Play-Doh and creating […]

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Dairy Queen Blizzard Battle – Apple Pie or Pumpkin Pie Blizzard, What’s your pick?

Dairy Queen Blizzard Battle – Apple Pie or Pumpkin Pie Blizzard, What’s your pick?

| September 12, 2014 | Reply

 Disclosure:  I was provided with gift cards to try the Blizzards.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.     For the first time ever, two Blizzard Treats of the Month are going head-to-head for flavor dominance.  Fans across the country are rallying behind their pick.  For the month of September, Dairy Queen is featuring […]

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Making Dinner Time Easier with Herdez Cocina Mexicana Frozen Bowls

Making Dinner Time Easier with Herdez Cocina Mexicana Frozen Bowls

| September 10, 2014 | 1 Reply

Disclosure:  Thanks to HERDEZ for sponsoring today’s discussion.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   A lot of people, including my husband,  assume Stay-at-Home moms have it easy.  They think we’re home all day with nothing to do and have all the free time in the world.  That just isn’t true!  My days are […]

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Freshly Picked Moccasins

Freshly Picked Moccasins

| September 8, 2014 | 2 Replies

  Disclosure:  I received these moccasins for review purposes from Freshly Picked.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.     Freshly-Picked Moccasins have got to be the cutest footwear for little ones I’ve ever laid my eyes on.  They are seriously too cute!  When I first saw them, I just new I had to review […]

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